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Hotel Cartwright Union Square

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   524 Sutter Street, San Francisco, CA 94102 (Formerly Larkspur Hotel Union Square)
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Ranked #102 of 236 hotels in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Santa Barbara, CA
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35 reviews 35 reviews
12 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013

We love coming to the Hotel Cartwright near Union Square. We have returned here again and again. The staff welcomes us like old friends. The rooms are small but charming. The beds and linens are dreamy. The pricing is very reasonable. Look for specials on their website.

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Salt Lake City, UT
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33 reviews 33 reviews
10 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013

It was my first time in San Francisco and this little hotel was in the perfect location! Edward at the front desk was an absolute pleasure to work with. I was on the 7th floor overlooking the hustle and bustle of the street, but it was still very quiet in the room. I am picky about my bed, and this... More

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Dublin
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2013

If you are looking for a short stay and want to be near Union Square, shopping, etc. this is a great option. Rooms are extremely small however still well equipped. Loved the quirky nature of the hotel and authentic features that appear everyeher from the lobby to the rooms themselves. Great value for money compared to some of the chain... More

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Washington, DC
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9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013

We got an excellent online rate on this old but conveniently located hotel, with a room that was clean and quiet, and had easy-to-access free high-speed wi-fi. The staff is responsive and just outside the door is Lori's Diner, a totally fun place open around the clock, where the food is San Francisco healthy and delicious despite the retro decor.... More

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New York City, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

Let me start by saying that yes, the room (and the bathroom) was tiny. But for only 1 person, it worked. The location of the hotel is great. Within walking distance of almost everything and good places to eat and shop close by. And the staff is fantastic. Overall I had an excellent stay and will probably stay here again... More

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Pinehurst, Nova Scotia, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013

Great location, very relaxing room, and wonderful friendly service. Close to Union Square all walking distance to much there is to see and do in the San Francisco. Nice restaurants nearby. We will return when we are next in the area.

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Valencia
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2013

It as a very convenient location and the hotel is clean and confortable. The only problem during Dec/2012 was that the breakfast room was closed. However there are many restaurants around. The staff is very friendly. It is the second time I have been in this hotel and would repeat.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2013

We waited until nearly the last minute to book a hotel for our 3 night San Francisco stay because we were hoping that early January would bring new deals online. We lucked out and the second week of January brought a Travelzoo deal for $109/night which included parking!! Following the instructions on Travelzoo, I called the reservations desk at the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2013 via mobile

Near union square Chinatown and the stop for cable car cosy hotel friendly staff twin room very small.but value for money. Dont get a room in the front of hotel very noisy road at night No breakfast they give you 20% discount vouchers for the diner next door awful food don't bother

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2013

I have been to SF before and stayed in a different area. Because there is alot of shopping I thought this would be a great location to stay at. Here are my thoughts: HOTEL IS GREAT IF: - You are staying alone or are a couple that plan to sightsee and not spend time in the hotel. - You like... More

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Additional Information about Hotel Cartwright Union Square

Also Known As:
Larkspur Union Square
Larkspur San Francisco
Cartwright Hotel San Francisco
Address: 524 Sutter Street, San Francisco, CA 94102 (Formerly Larkspur Hotel Union Square)
Location: United States > California > San Francisco
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #102 of 236 hotels in San Francisco
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Cartwright Union Square 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
What Will You Do Today In San Francisco? The possibilities are endless. Dine at the city’s most celebrated restaurants and sample the latest food innovations for which the city has become famous. Explore the city’s countless tourist attractions such as the spectacular Golden Gate Bridge, and take a ride through the city’s notorious yet energizing fog, setting your eyes on the wondrous parks and landmarks along the way. Browse the nearby boutiques and department stores in and around the bustling Union Square area. And enjoy all of this while staying at the Cartwright Hotel Union Square. Located just one block from Union Square, the epicenter of the city’s best shopping, dining and entertainment venues, the hotel is also just minutes from the Financial District and Moscone Center. Apart from its excellent location and quintessential San Francisco charm, the Cartwright Hotel Union Square offers thoughtful amenities and premium guest services, making it the perfect choice for business and leisure travelers looking for comfort and convenience in the thick of all that San Francisco has to offer. ... more   less 
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